Social Issues

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  • 9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent APATITY, Russia Apatity, a town in Russia’s northern Murmansk region, has commissioned a new ultraviolet wastewater treatment plant. Home to 60,000 people, Apatity sits on the shore of Lake Imandra, which then feeds into the White Sea. The new plant
  • 15 May 2012- 15:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Countries that have adopted internationally-agreed approaches to integrated water resources management (IWRM) in many cases enjoyed significant benefits, particularly in potable water access, health and water efficiency in agriculture,
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ST. PETERSBURG The branch of environmental pressure group Greenpeace based in St. Petersburg, Russia, has successfully taken a persistent river polluter to court, with bailiffs now appointed to enforce the decision and end the pollution. The
  • 28 Jul 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Germany, SCHWERIN The Local (Germany) A blue-green algae bloom covering about 377,000 square kilometers has formed on the surface of the Baltic Sea. The algae threatens marine life and could pose a risk to humans, according to authorities. The long heat